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My Bondage and My Freedom

Auction:
3063T
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Discovery - 3063T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 01, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

My Bondage and My Freedom, by Frederick Douglass, New York & Auburn: Miller, Orton, & Mulligan, 1855, first edition, portrait frontispiece, bound in contemporary full cloth, (worn, frontispiece foxed).
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Abolitionism in the United States, Activism, African-American literature, Bondage, Book frontispiece, Frederick Douglass, My Bondage and My Freedom, Slave narratives, Slavery in the United States

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